After a national search, the Park City School District has hired Michael Tanner as Chief Operations Officer. The position is new to the school district.
Michael Tanner will be responsible for facilities and grounds, maintenance, transportation, nutrition services and community education.
According to the press release he has experience in education, the private sector, government and military management. Superintendent Jill Gildea says he brings a range of supervisory and leadership skills along with master planning, finance and marketing.
The school district newsroom statement says he has an MBA in Finance and Marketing, and a master’s degree in Natural Resources Management. He is a certified Chief School Business Official and has a Secondary Education teaching certificate.
Tanner has served in the United States Air Force since 1996 as a Pilot and Contingency Airlift Director.
In addition to his public education background, He collaborates with senior military and state department leadership to frame airlift requirements, articulate system capabilities and limitations, conceive strategic airlift plans, and mobilize resources to orchestrate international airlift operations in support of U.S. wartime and humanitarian relief missions.
He begins April 22.